Go Media's Jeff Finley put together a great ebook containing all the info he gathered through the years for designers to dominate the apparel industry.
The eBook is called Thread's Not Dead and features contributions from the people behind Go Media, Emptees, Threadless, Design by Humans, Big Cartel, I Am the Trend, Jakprints, Glamour Kills among others.
Inside the eBook you'll find 10 chapters with 117 pages of essential strategy pulled from the success and failures of some of the best in the biz.
Key topics include design, freelancing, band merchandise, personal branding, marketing, sales, printing and production, retail, e-commerce, and more.
One week from today, we'll be giving away 10 copies of these eBooks to some lucky winners here on WDD.
Jeff Finley is a designer and co-owner of Go Media. An Ohio native, he has a background in illustration and cg animation and has a passion for business, marketing, social media, and building communities around brands.
He's been designing professionally since 2004 and got his start working with punk rock bands and indie clothing brands. Jeff was one of the original members of the t-shirt design community Emptees and won t-shirt of the year in 2007.
In addition to designing shirts for major label bands like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, and even Britney Spears, he has designed and consulted with several indie apparel brands like Declaration, Disciple, Cure Apparel, Paint the Stars and more. He's also founder of Weapons of Mass Creation Fest, a grassroots art, design, and music event in Cleveland.
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Visit ThreadsNotDead to download a sample chapter and for more information about the eBook
To participate, please leave a comment below. We'll announce the results here on WDD on May 25th. All winners will also be emailed to.
Good luck to everyone!
[UPDATE] The winners are:
#92 - Jaiden
#192 - Rick J.
#10 - Mary
#5 - Robert Reda
#62 - Mijavera
#160 - Constantin Hochwald
#16 - Nenad Kostić
#148 - Billy Springer
#136 - Rob
#47 - Jenn